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Referral process

Information for health Professionals

Clinical referrals are accepted from General Practitioners via ESR (electronic referrals) only.

Consultants, associate specialists, cancer family history clinics, antenatal services, and other health professionals. Referrals must be sent in writing using the following contact details

Consultant in Clinical Genetics
University Hospitals of Leicester
Leicester Royal Infirmary
Leicester, LE1 5WW

Phone: 0116 258 5736
Fax: 0116 258 6057

When we receive a referral letter in the department, after triaging and as appropriate, patients are sent an acknowledgement letter and an information leaflet that explains what to expect at a genetics clinic. Please ensure that a contact telephone number for the patient is provided with the referral.

Family History Formhttp://insitetogether.xuhl-tr.nhs.uk/Divisions/Corporate/CommunicationsandExternalRelations/Documents/Tom%20Jelley/Family%20history%20form%20booklet%20-%20WEB%20Version.pdf

Urgent Antenatal Referral to Clinical Genetics Department - http://insitetogether.xuhl-tr.nhs.uk/Divisions/Corporate/CommunicationsandExternalRelations/Documents/Tom%20Jelley/Clinical%20Genetics.pdf

Urgent Cancer Referral BRCA - http://insitetogether.xuhl-tr.nhs.uk/Divisions/Corporate/CommunicationsandExternalRelations/Documents/Tom%20Jelley/Urgent%20Cancer%20referral%20BRCA.pdf